Under the general supervision of the Manager of the Sleep Clinic, technologist performs quality polysomnography testing pursuant to the Sleep Center and other appropriate procedures as needed.
UnityPoint Health - Trinity, in the Quad Cities, is a regional integrated health care delivery system including four full-service hospitals in Rock Island and Moline, Illinois and Bettendorf and Muscatine, Iowa with a total of 584 licensed inpatient beds. Trinity’s hospitals, clinics, home health care agency, mental health center, health sciences college and residency program employ more than 3,000 employees. Together, we are working toward physician-driven, patient-centered care to achieve our vision of delivering the best outcome for every patient, every time.
The Quad Cities is a connected, creative and prosperous bi-state community on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. The region is made up of Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa - Moline, East Moline, and Rock island in Illinois - and other surrounding communities. The Quad Cities is a great place to live and work. It offers something for everyone including arts and culture, amazing festivals and events, innovative and superior schools and universities, and quality healthcare. The Quad Cities is a premier destination for young professionals and families and sits only hours away from Chicago, St. Louis, and Des Moines.
TECHNICAL/ADMINISTRATIVE/CLINICAL: (Total Weight of 50) Demonstrates competence in the skills, (processes, procedures, and equipment) necessary to carry out assigned duties as identified below. Demonstrated competence in recognizing and responding to patient’s physical, mental, emotional and developmental needs should be evaluated in relation to the patient populations served as appropriate for each responsibility.
A) Principal Duties and Responsibilities
EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: Registered or registry eligible Respiratory Therapists or Neurodiagnostics Technologist. Two years’ in respective field with scheduling / registration experience is preferred. Specialized training in polysomnographic testing or willing to attend a course in polysomnography testing may be required. Prefer Registered Technologist or therapist with 2 to 3 years experience in all phases of polysomnographic testing.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS: Must be able to communicate and listen effectively. A strong level of analytical ability is required perform a wide range of testing and operating technical equipment. Must be able to:
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: 1) Registered / registry eligible Polysomnography Technologist by BRPT or registered / registry eligible Respiratory Therapist by NBRC or registered or registry eligible END Technologist by ABRET. Will have one year from their date of hire or transfer to become credentialed in their discipline. CPR certification is required.